J B Carlin
Affiliation: University of Melbourne
- Analysis of binary outcomes in longitudinal studies using weighted estimating equations and discrete-time survival methods: prevalence and incidence of smoking in an adolescent cohortJ B Carlin
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Royal Children s Hospital Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
Stat Med 18:2655-79. 1999..This approach has the advantages of providing estimates of relative risks, being feasible with standard software, and also allowing robust information-sandwich variance estimates...
- Comorbidities of overweight/obesity in Australian preschoolers: a cross-sectional population studyM Wake
Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
Arch Dis Child 93:502-7. 2008..To determine relationships between body mass index (BMI) status and indicators of health and morbidity in a nationally-representative population sample of preschool children...
- Adolescent depressive disorder: a population-based study of ICD-10 symptomsG C Patton
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:741-7. 2000..This study examines the frequency of ICD-10 symptoms in depressive disorder and their association with severity in a large community sample of adolescents aged 15 to 18 years...
- Morbidity patterns among the underweight, overweight and obese between 2 and 18 years: population-based cross-sectional analysesM Wake
Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 37:86-93. 2013..No study has documented how symptomatic morbidity varies across the body mass index (BMI) spectrum (underweight, normal weight, overweight and obese) or across the entire child and adolescent age range...
- Parental 'affectionless control' in adolescent depressive disorderG C Patton
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:475-80. 2001..Whether sub-optimal parenting is associated with a risk for the onset of depression outside the adolescent years has yet to be clarified...
- Onset of adolescent eating disorders: population based cohort study over 3 yearsG C Patton
Centre for Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville Victoria 3052, Australia
BMJ 318:765-8. 1999..To study the predictors of new eating disorders in an adolescent cohort...
- Effects of school-based interventions for direct delivery of physical activity on fitness and cardiometabolic markers in children and adolescents: a systematic review of randomized controlled trialsC Sun
Environmental and Genetic Epidemiology Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute MCRI, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Obes Rev 14:818-38. 2013..To evaluate the effectiveness of school-based physical activity interventions on fitness, adiposity and cardiometabolic outcomes among schoolchildren. Medline, Embase, EBSCOhost CINAHL and ERIC databases were searched up to October 2012...
- Prevalence of tuberculosis infection in Melbourne secondary school studentsP D Johnson
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
Med J Aust 168:106-10. 1998..To estimate the prevalence of asymptomatic Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in Melbourne secondary school students...
- Does bullying cause emotional problems? A prospective study of young teenagersL Bond
Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia
BMJ 323:480-4. 2001..To establish the relation between recurrent peer victimisation and onset of self reported symptoms of anxiety or depression in the early teen years...
- Lower airway inflammation in infants and young children with cystic fibrosisD S Armstrong
Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 156:1197-204. 1997..We conclude that airway inflammation follows respiratory infection and, in young children, improves when pathogens are eradicated from the airways...
- Life events and early onset depression: cause or consequence?G C Patton
Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Psychol Med 33:1203-10. 2003..Adverse life events prior to episodes of depression are assumed to play a causal role. Earlier studies have, however, not adequately controlled for the potential confounding effects of previous depression...
- Immunogenicity and reactogenicity associated with an 18-month booster dose of a new diphtheria-tetanus-whole cell pertussis vaccineT Nolan
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 34:346-8. 1998..To establish safety and immunogenicity of a reformulated whole cell pertussis based diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine (DTPw) at the 18-month booster stage following a 2, 4, and 6-month primary immunization course...
- Intussusception following rotavirus vaccine administration: post-marketing surveillance in the National Immunization Program in AustraliaJ P Buttery
SAEFVIC in Child and Adolescent Immunisation, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Vaccine 29:3061-6. 2011..In Australia, post-marketing surveillance for intussusception following vaccination commenced with funding of RotaTeq(®) and Rotarix(®) vaccines under the National Immunization Program (NIP) in July 2007...
- Randomized, double-blind study comparing the efficacy of moderate-dose metoclopramide and ondansetron for the prophylactic control of postoperative vomiting in children after tonsillectomyC M Bolton
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne 3052, Australia
Br J Anaesth 99:699-703. 2007..It has been suggested that at moderate doses (0.5 mg kg(-1)), metoclopramide is also an effective agent. No study has been performed comparing the efficacy of an anti-serotinergic agent and moderate-dose metoclopramide...
- The temporal sequence of allergic sensitization and onset of infantile eczemaA J Lowe
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, and Department of Allergy, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Clin Exp Allergy 37:536-42. 2007..Eczema is commonly associated with sensitization in infants, but the causative role of sensitization in the development of eczema has been questioned...
- Overweight, obesity and girth of Australian preschoolers: prevalence and socio-economic correlatesM Wake
Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1044-51. 2007..1) To determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Australian 4-5-year-old children. (2) To investigate associations between socio-economic characteristics and (a) overweight/obesity and (b) waist circumference...
- New normal ranges of antistreptolysin O and antideoxyribonuclease B titres for Australian childrenM H Danchin
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 41:583-6. 2005..Reference ranges used in Australia for these serological markers are usually based on data in adults from other countries. There are no age-specific reference values for Australian children...
- High- or low- technology measurements of energy expenditure in clinical gait analysis?R Boyd
Hugh Williamson Gait Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Dev Med Child Neurol 41:676-82. 1999..The carbon-dioxide sensor in the Cosmed K4 has enabled a new group of severely involved children with cerebral palsy (9%) to be defined. These children have been termed 'physiologically marginal ambulators'...
- Epidemiological patterns of rotaviruses causing severe gastroenteritis in young children throughout Australia from 1993 to 1996R F Bishop
Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
J Clin Microbiol 39:1085-91. 2001....